Custom Learning for Office 365

Custom Learning for Office 365 (Custom Learning) is a customizable, on-demand training solution designed to increase usage and adoption of Office 365 in an organization.

On-demand, custom training from Microsoft

Custom Learning for Office 365 offers:

  • A fully customizable SharePoint Online communication site - Formally known as the Toolkit for Teamwork, the Custom Learning training portal can be customized to add your organization's help, support, and community content
  • Easy provisioning - Provision Custom Learning from the SharePoint Online Provisioning Service with just a few easy steps
  • The ability to create your own training playlists - with Custom Learning, you can create targeted training playlists to meet the unique needs of your environment
  • Up-to-date content - Custom Learning provides content through a Microsoft online content catalog, so the content at your site is regularly updated


Custom Learning Components

Custom Learning for Office 365 consists of three parts:


  • An online catalog of Microsoft content - Custom Learning is connected to an online catalog of Microsoft training content
  • A SharePoint Online communication site - Custom Learning provides an easy-to-provision training portal that can be customized to the needs of your organization.
  • a SharePoint web part - Custom Learning provides a SharePoint web part that can be filtered to present targeted training content. Organizations can also use the Web part to create their own custom playlists.

SharePoint Online Provisioning Service

Custom Learning can be provisioned from the SharePoint Online Provisioning Service. When Custom Learning is provisioned, organizations get a SharePoint Online communication site designed to be an out-of-the box training portal, along with a Custom Learning Web part connected to an online catalog of training content.


3 Easy Steps

Let's get started creating a custom learning experience for your environment.

  1. Choose a setup option and provision Custom Learning.
  2. Tailor Custom Learning for your environment.
  3. Share Custom Learning with your users using our adoption tools.

Feedback and Support

The Custom Learning for Office 365 is an open source project supported through our online issues list on GitHub. The Custom Learning for Office 365 solution and it's components are not covered by any existing Microsoft support contract.

Additional Resources

You can use the Custom Learning site experience to provide links to any new or existing user community forums. Consider starting an internal user group, if you don't have one already, to enable people to share their success and learn from each other. If you don't have time to nurture an internal user group, you and your employees can join the Microsft Office 365 Champion community for monthly training, membership in the online community, and early access to tools and resources for Office 365.